State ranks third among US auto exporters

Last Updated : Saturday, Jan 19, 2019

Alabama is the No. 3 auto exporter in the U.S., according to a survey by the Alabama Department of Commerce, with the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International in Tuscaloosa County leading the way. The state’s automobile exports totaled $7.75 billion in 2017, trailing only Michigan and South Carolina. Merdedes-Benz is Alabama’s top auto exporter, responsible for around $5 billion in vehicle shipments annually. The Vance plant produces luxury SUVs and cars that are sold in every corner of the world.

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